Lamb’s blood, Bagua mirrors, doors and signs of passover. On Changping road, in north-east Jing’an, Shanghai, a whole street is sanctioned for demotion with ‘拆’ consecrating anti-passover above every entrance. Continue reading “Changping road teardown”
Sharebikes and public infrastructure
To grasp the extent of the sharebike (IOT bike / floating bike) boom in modern China, consider that they now command their own public signage.
Flypost Advertising, Sharebikes and De Sica’s Bicycle Thieves
Sharebikes in Shanghai are so fundamentally integrated in the city’s infrastructure, they’ve begun to attract flypost advertising for commodities and services.
Continue reading “Flypost Advertising, Sharebikes and De Sica’s Bicycle Thieves”
on sliced regions of time hopelessly far.
Burning Man on two wheels: Las Vegas Mobile Social Ride
Shinjuku Capsule Hotel Video
I’ve always been fascinated by capsule hotels, so I made this video (in Tokyo) when I stayed in one. Fast forward to 1:03 if you want to see me sleeping. Continue reading “Shinjuku Capsule Hotel Video”
Subsidized Cyclesharing and Smartphones: On Buzzbike
Buzzbike is a high-concept implementation of ad-subsidised cyclesharing, but with a contemporary technologically-facilitated twist. Continue reading “Subsidized Cyclesharing and Smartphones: On Buzzbike”
Solaris / e-Bikes / Shanghai / disjointed futurism
There’s a remarkable scene in Andrei Tarkovsky’s 1972 Solaris (above). Continue reading “Solaris / e-Bikes / Shanghai / disjointed futurism”
Virtual / Physical Palimpsests
As virtual markets eat physical markets, new hybrid spaces, virtual-physical palimpsests Continue reading “Virtual / Physical Palimpsests”
Shanghai, May 2016
Moutai, eBikes, birdcages, trash, pinup girls, wtf, etc Continue reading “Shanghai, May 2016”